Suburb Profile Report for Calamvale QLD (4116)

Calamvale House: Median price $660,000, Annual capital growth 6.31%, Number of sales 205, Weekly median advertised rent $470

Calamvale Unit: Median price $401,000, Annual capital growth 6.60%, Number of sales 170, Weekly median advertised rent $385

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Source: CoreLogic RP Data
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Source: CoreLogic

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Investment property in Calamvale has done not badly for investors when compared to the country as a whole over the last 12 months, with an increase in the median house price of 12.63%

Comparing Calamvale,4116 ‘s 5year and quarterly average capital gain offered to property investors, it performed less well across the longer period

Sellers are offering property buyers an average discount of -5.09% to buyers in Calamvale at the moment, which is less than average for the rest of QLD.

Often selling an investment property can take time, and in Calamvale the average time real estate has been on the market is 46.91 days.

Giving property investors a an average capital gain of 4.44% for the last year, Calamvale, 4116 is the 827th highest performer in Australia in this respect.

Taking the average capital gain, or increase in median house value, Calamvale,4116 has racked up an average of 4.44% over the period. This ranks it number 996th in the whole country for real estate investors looking at median house price increases.

Calamvale, 4116 is offering QLD ‘s 294th most discounted properties when looking at the average discount being offered by vendors. This puts it in the bottom 10% of discounts offered by this QLD.

Calamvale is 254th on a list of best yielding suburbs for rents in QLD with a 4.99% return

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July 2015


Calamvale is a big suburb and the most populated in the greater Brisbane area, yet it is also renowned for being quiet, peaceful and family-friendly.Full summary
Calamvale is a big suburb and the most populated in the greater Brisbane area, yet it is also renowned for being quiet, peaceful and family-friendly.

Transport options to the city (18km away) are convenient thanks to the Logan Motorway, regular buses and the nearby train stations.

Current demand for the area is indicated by the fact that houses typically spend just 44 days on the market, which is a much quicker turnover than many suburbs nearby.

The vacancy rate is also a tight 1.51%, according to Real Estate Investar.

This demand is already translating into capital growth, as the median price of houses has grown by 6% in the past 12 months.

Three- or four-bedroom houses on Bowerbird Pl and Fig Tree St are located on cul-de-sacs which are a sought-after part of Calamvale.

They are very close to shops, schools and public transport to the city.

They can be bought there for less than $520,000.
Top amenities:  Calamvale Marketplace, Stretton College, Sunnybank Hills Shopping Centre, Sunnybank Primary, Calamvale Community College, easy access to Gateway and Logan motorways, Grand Plaza Cinemas and shopping centre, Runcorn Heights Primary
Public transport: Multiple bus routes, Altandi, & Runcorn train stations.
Main arteries:  Very well established car, bus and rail transport infrastructure including the existing Logan motorway, offering ready access to both the Gateway motorway and Centenary highway. Close proximity to existing rail stations at Runcorn and Altandi.
$660,000 $401,000
4.43% 0.78%
12.63% 4.44%
6.31% 6.60%
$470 $385
205 170
3.70% 4.99%
46.91 62.17

Source: CoreLogic

DSR Score for property investment : Above average (H), Good (U)
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Total population 15291
Median household income ($/weekly) 1605
Median age of persons 31
Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2000
Average household size 3.1
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    5-14 years 1951 12.8
    25-34 years 2984 19.5
    35-44 years 2210 14.5
    45-54 years 1871 12.2
    55-64 years 1511 9.9
    Others 4764 31.2
    Age Group
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Registered Married 6178 53.8
    Not Married 4490 39.1
    Defacto Relationship 810 7.1
    Social Marital Status
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Australia 6775 46.6
    Croatia 1268 8.7
    Papua New Guinea 794 5.5
    United Kingdom 512 3.5
    Other 1626 11.2
    Others 3576 24.6
    Country of Birth
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Buddhism 1217 8.7
    Christianity 7843 55.8
    Hinduism 603 4.3
    Islam 607 4.3
    No Religion 3445 24.5
    Others 336 2.4
    Religious Affiliation
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    $1,000-$1,249 401 9.3
    $1,250-$1,499 415 9.7
    $1,500-$1,999 692 16.1
    $2,000-$2,499 550 12.8
    $2,500-$2,999 446 10.4
    Others 1793 41.7
    Gross Household Income (Weekly)
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Employed, worked full-time 5072 43.6
    Not in the labour force 3329 28.6
    Employed, worked part-time 2234 19.2
    Unemployed, looking for work 554 4.8
    Employed, away from work 440 3.8
    Person Characteristics
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Managers 816 10.5
    Professionals 1829 23.6
    Technicians & trades workers 959 12.4
    Clerical & administrative workers 1345 17.4
    Sales 833 10.8
    Others 1966 25.4
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Pre-school 198 4.8
    Infants/Primary 1217 29.7
    Secondary 1049 25.6
    Technical or Further Educational Institution 396 9.6
    University or other Tertiary Institutions 1132 27.6
    Others 112 2.7
    Type of Educational Institution Attending
  • Census Count Percent(%)
    Separate house 11086 75.5
    Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouse 2942 20.0
    Flat, unit or apartment 652 4.4
    House or flat attached to a shop, office 5 0.0
    Caravan, cabin, houseboat 0 0.0
    Others 0 0.0
    Dwelling Structure
    Census Count Percent(%)
    Being purchased 2139 45.4
    Rented 1399 29.7
    Fully owned 1156 24.5
    Other tenure type 18 0.4
    Tenure Type
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